Reports Report 5618bd (Event 5618-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5618-2018
Observer
NameWendy C
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was the brightest - widest - falling-star like thing I have ever seen in the night sky.
Location
AddressConcord, CA
Latitude38° 0' 51.84'' N (38.01°)
Longitude 121° 59' 58.16'' W (-122°)
Elevation70.84m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-19 17:34 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-20 01:34 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle226°
Moving
Facing azimuth250°
First azimuth280°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth268°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length15°
Remarkslight colored train that had an irregular spiral shape
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-